Tag: "allergies" at medical news
Zaditor? - over-the-counter drug for itchy eyes
...Administration (FDA) for over-the-counter use. Eye allergies
affect around 40 million people in the U.S. This includes allergy due to seasonal allergens like pollen and ragweed, or perennial allergens like animal hair or pet dander. While most OTC products provide only 3-4 hours of short-term relief, Zaditor...
Allergy Drugs More Harmful Than Helpful for Chronic Ear Inflammation
... decongestants, commonly used to treat symptoms of allergies
and colds, are sometimes prescribed for OME. According to the review authors, these drugs theoretically could alleviate congestion and decrease obstruction of the Eustachian tube, allowing drainage of fluid. The reviewers pooled the results of 15 r...
Fermented Milk offers protection against allergies in infants
... Taiwan, babies can be protected from certain food allergies
by feeding them fermented milk//. Kefir, a tradi...in found in egg white, which is the major cause of allergies
in kids. Milk drink also prevented the antigens found in food to pass through the intestinal wall....
DNA vaccine for ragweed allergies
...he study was conducted on 25 volunteers with known allergies
to ragweed of the ages 23-60 years. In the first y...people who were vaccinated and who also have grass allergies
in the spring still experienced symptoms from that particular allergy. " He said, "The next step f...
Dustmites Might Bite Deeper
... provided substantial evidence to prove that skin allergies
are indeed linked to dust mites. The statistics recorded by W.H.O in 2005 presents a grim picture in regard to the increase in number of patients affected by asthma worldwide. Nearly 300 million of the world population was suffering from asthma in ...
Dust Mites Make Skin Lose Water
...he finding could provide an explanation for dermal allergies
in humans. RAS...
Now Single Jab Could Ward off Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever
...veloped a vaccine that it says can ward off common allergies
such as asthma, eczema and hay fever. // The vaccine by Cytos Biotechnology has been tested on humans and contains harmless DNA similar to that found in the TB bug, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. Rates of asthma have doubled in the pa...
Anti-allergy vaccine based on 'hygiene hypothesis'
...ne has been developed that could obliterate common allergies
like asthma, pollen and hayfever that afflict mill...people.// The ‘hygiene hypothesis’ suggests that allergies
may occur indirectly due to too much cleanliness as it deprives the immune system of a proper traini...
Allergy-less Cats Available For ￡2,500
...oice for a new breed of cats that do not cause any allergies
are on sale for a whooping ￡2,500! // A protein that is present in the saliva and urine triggers off allergic reactions to cats. These special cats were bred by deleting this protein. California-based biotech firm Allerca conducted tests on thousan...
Allergic Rhinitis Associated with Impaired Sleep Quality
...ced when the condition was moderate to severe. As allergies
worsened, individuals slept fewer hours at night, felt sleepy more often during the day, took longer to fall asleep and found it more necessary to take sedative drugs. All types of physicians, including primary care physicians, pulmonologists and ...
Immune Response Linked to “Ghost” Parasites and Severely Congested Sinuss
...dy’s immune system. The theory, Lane says, is that allergies
and asthma result from genes that control the body’s defenses against parasites, but these genes are dormant in healthy people. However, when turned on by so-called ghost parasites, the potent inflammatory response is medically very difficult to cont...
Cure for food allergies is less than a decade away
...ptember 8 that treatment for a broad range of food allergies
will be available in less than ten years. Researchers have found// treatments by altering the proteins in the food that cause allergic reaction. These treatments harmlessly desensitize the body’s immune system. "Therapies for food allergy will be o...
Consumption Of Uncooked Fresh Fruits And Vegetables Can Lead To Oral Allergies
...nd itchy, water eyes, and symptoms of OAS, ragweed allergies
can take a heavy toll on the allergy sufferer's qu...mile tea or Echinacea. While those with birch tree allergies
can develop OAS when they eat peaches, apples, pears, cherries, carrots, hazelnuts, kiwis, and almon...
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables too can cause allergy!!
...d itchy, watery eyes, and symptoms of OAS, ragweed allergies
can take a heavy toll on the allergy sufferer's quality of life," Dr. Suzanne S. Teuber, chair of the AAAAI's Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee, said in a prepared statement. A "cross-reactivity reaction" between allergy antibodies intended for ...
Food Allergies In UK being Grossly Over Estimated
...ading expert warned today that the dangers of food allergies
in children are being overstated, leading to unnec... adrenaline injection kits for conditions like nut allergies
had saved lives. Writing in the British Medical Journal, he said that overstating the dangers 'lea...
Allergy Shots May Soon be a Thing of the Past.
... the Grazax allergen tablet.// Hay fever and other allergies
have long been treated with allergy shots. Allergies are a result of the immune system reacting to a normally harmless substance, such as dust mites. Immunotherapy is supposed to enhance tolerance of the immune system for the allergy-causing subst...
Eczema And Hay Fever Decline In UK While Allergic Reactions On The Rise
...ious allergic reactions had risen by 700% and food allergies
by 500% since 1990. They also found that the prescriptions for these allergies
have also increased since 1991. Their findings reported that there were around 3,000 admissions to t...
Rise In Childhood Allergies
...cet" has revealed that the prevalence of childhood allergies
has increased over the past decade// in many count...e researchers found that increase in prevalence of allergies
was more common than decreases, especially among younger age group. They found that eczema was more...
Allergic Individuals Should Carry Two Doses Of EpiPen Says Quebec Coroner
...s recommended that Canadians suffering from severe allergies
should carry two doses of EpiPen (epinephrine) or the Twinject, which// provides a double dose in the same applicator, instead one to avoid potentially deadly situations. He has also called for manufacturers to provide medication renewal notices of...
Babies Prone To Allergies More likely To Be Asthmatic
...as shown that children who are highly sensitive to allergies
in the first three years of their life might be pr...nced repeated wheezing but were not susceptible to allergies
lost their symptoms at school age. <br...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8